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Police still hunting biker over fatal crash | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Crime

Police still hunting biker over fatal crash | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Crime

Bermuda

A motorcyclist considered a key witness in a fatal crash was urged by police to come forward today.Officers confirmed they have CCTV footage which indicates Antoine Seaman, 21, was riding alongside another biker shortly before the collision with a police car on Somerset Road, near Wilson Place, Sandys, at about 1.50am.They described the unknown motorcyclist as a critical witness.A police spokesman said: "We continue to urgently appeal for that rider, or anyone who knows the identity
The Royal Gazette, 13 hours ago

Predicted: Local

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Bermuda start strong with four gold medals | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Swimming

Bermuda start strong with four gold medals | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Swimming

Bermuda

Bermuda’s combined teams enjoyed a fine start to the Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados yesterday with a haul of eight medals, including four gold.The girls 11-12 team representing Bermuda-Associated Group, or BERAG, in the 4x100 freestyle relay brought the evening’s racing to a roaring end with a thumping victory in a time of 4min 20.11sec. Runners-up Bahamas were more than 6.5 seconds behind in 4:26.68, with Trinidad & Tobago third in 4:27.50.Giada Dudley-Pun, who earlier capt
The Royal Gazette, 2 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Motorcycle and car crash in Paget | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Motorcycle and car crash in Paget | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Two women were injured when a motorcycle crashed with a car this afternoon.The incident happened near Ice Queen on South Road, Paget, at about 4.30pm.A spokesman for the Bermuda Police Service said: "Apparently, the motorcycle’s female rider and female pillion passenger were hurt and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment."The spokesman said their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.Anyone with information should call police
The Royal Gazette, 2 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Fly a kite: sun and winds on Good Friday | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Fly a kite: sun and winds on Good Friday | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Hundreds of people took advantage of the warm but windy weather to head to the beach for Good Friday.Horseshoe Bay was packed with kite flyers as early as 10.30am, and many more beaches, parks across the island are gearing up for a busy weekend of Easter celebrations.Other events include:? The Good Friday Walk to Calvary in St George’s, at Ebenezer Methodist Church from 10.45am.? St George’s Cricket Club hosts a family-friendly fun walk around the Olde Towne from 9am, followed
The Royal Gazette, 4 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Health issues 'cannot be linked to TN Tatem' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Education

Health issues 'cannot be linked to TN Tatem' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Education

Bermuda

Health complaints from staff and a pupil at a now-closed middle school cannot be linked to the building without further medical information, a new report has claimed. The Cabinet Office report, from the Office of the Safety and Health Co-ordinator, said that symptoms reported by eight teachers and one pupil at TN Tatem Middle School were "very general in nature".It added: "The symptoms that were reportedly being experienced were also not deemed specific enough to determine any specific etio
The Royal Gazette, 5 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Burt: 'disappointed' as bank cuts jobs | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Burt: 'disappointed' as bank cuts jobs | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

David Burt, the Premier, said this afternoon that the Bermuda Government was "disappointed at the loss of Bermudian jobs announced today by Butterfield Bank" - and would prioritise the diversifying the island’s banking sector.The Premier’s remarks came after 11 staff were axed, and 30 more have accepted early retirement packages.The cuts were announced by the bank in a statement this morning issued by the Bermuda Stock Exchange.Mr Burt voiced regret at the news, "especially in light
The Royal Gazette, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Second biker was 'riding with victim' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Second biker was 'riding with victim' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Police are hunting a second motorcyclist who was riding with a 21-year-old man when he was killed in a crash.Officers believe the second rider was probably present for the incident that claimed the life of Antoine Seaman in Sandys yesterday.And they reissued their call for witnesses who can share details on the last movements of Mr Seaman, from late on Sunday evening.The crash happened on Somerset Road, near the junction with Wilson Place, at about 1.50am.A Bermuda Police Serv
The Royal Gazette, 7 days ago

Predicted: Local

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A self-styled champion of the underprivileged | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Opinion

A self-styled champion of the underprivileged | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Opinion

Bermuda

Maria Benn was a larger-than-life personality best known for her charity fundraisers and for the block parties she staged for the children in her back-of-town neighbourhood.A self-made businesswoman, she had overcome a tough childhood, but had no children of her own.She gave back to the community by throwing children’s parties for more than 40 years.Born Maria Ann Frances Dyett in Montserrat, and known as Maria Benn for most of her life, she was shipped off to Bermuda at age 10 to be
The Royal Gazette, 7 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Ag Show draws crowds for final day | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Ag Show draws crowds for final day | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Families started new traditions and seniors kept up time-honoured habits as visitors of all ages flocked to the Ag Show today.The animals drew in many of the youngsters while some of the older attendees were attracted by the array of flowers.Erica Minors, 35, of Sandys, said it had been several years since she attended the event but hoped her one-year-old son Caiden would enjoy it.She said: "We’re out today because of him, he loves animals and it’s some Bermuda culture."Her hu
The Royal Gazette, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Hundreds expected for Palm Sunday Walk | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Hundreds expected for Palm Sunday Walk | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Hundreds of people are expected to roam the West End for the Bermuda National Trust Palm Sunday Walk tomorrow.Organisers said it will provide breathtaking views and visit spectacular sites of national significance, important cemeteries, secluded beauty spots and historic buildings and structures. There is no charge for participation but $5 donations of would be appreciated.Parking will be at Cross Island and the organisers encouraged participants to take the ferry from Hamilton.
The Royal Gazette, 10 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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